BMW Unveils 2020 M8 Gran Coupe & Competition
BMW has announced the newest edition to the M8 family, the BMW M8 Gran Coup and M8 Gran Coupe Competition. The Gran Coupe rides on a new larger chassis offering better stability, comfort, and handling. Interior space also gets a boost with rear shoulder and legroom dimensions increasing by 7 inches. BMW states that the M8 Gran Coupe sports 600-hp and can reach speeds of 0 to 60 mph in 3.1 seconds.
The Competition models feature additional horsepower and torque and are also equipped with the M Sport exhaust which enhances the sound emanating from the two twin-100 mm exhaust tips even further beyond the sound of the M8. An M Sound Control button in the center console allows the driver to select the exhaust note which suits their desire. The M8 Gran Coupe and Competition models offer a choice of one non-metallic, seven metallic and five BMW Individual paint colors. Carbon Fiber trim is standard on the M8 Gran Coupe and Competition models, while Ash Grain Grey-Metallic Wood trim, Individual Piano Black Finish trim and Individual Ash Black Silver Wood trim are options.
BMW will also offer a limited edition “First Edition” with 50 units allocated for the U.S. market. The “First Edition” will sport an exclusive Diamant Green Metallic paint with the BMW kidney grille, side air breather trim, door mirror, and window-surround trim, exterior badging and door sill plates are finished in GOLDBRONZE, mirroring the M8 Gran Coupe Concept vehicle. The interior is finished in BMW Individual Ivory White/Tartufo Full Merino leather and features Individual Piano Black trim with a “First Edition 1/400” on the center console door. Production for the limited U.S. M8 Gran Coupe First Edition cars to begin in March 2020.